Basil I the Macedonian, with Constantine VII, 867-886. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.36 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 868-879. +IҺS XRS REX RЄGNANTIЧM* Christ, nimbate, seated facing, wearing chiton, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels in his left. Rev. bASILIOS ЄT CONSTANT AVGG b' Crowned facing busts of Basil, with short beard and loros, and Constantine, beardless and wearing chlamys; holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 2. SB 1704. Well centered and clear. Slightly doubled and with a tiny die break on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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